In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Many wines spend considerably more time in wood than the legal minimum and are sometimes aged in 20-l / 5-gal glass carboys, or garrafoes, before bottling.
- We're again buying 25-litre carboys of drinking water.
- The large show carboys in the window, containing coloured water, became the familiar sign of the chemist and druggist.
- It doesn't take long to mix it and put it into the standard 23 litre plastic carboys.
- For experiments using the six natural resource assemblages, we collected the water i n 20 - L polyethylene carboys, and immediately screened the water through an 80-p.m mesh to remove other zooplankton.
- Then you transfer the wort to a glass carboy, preferably, although you can use a plastic bucket with a well fitting lid (this is a bad idea but some people do brew this way) and you pitch the yeast.
- At each station a composite vertical series of five 3 liter water samples were taken above the photic zone and placed in a carboy, mixed, and a 500 ml sample drawn off and fixed with Lugol's solution.
- Stainless steel containers, and glass bottles and carboys (larger containers) are best.
- Only two months were left of our field season, and that was spent largely on cross-country skis, hauling sleds laden with carboys full of seawater.
- Fill the carboy just to the neck, but not so full that bubbles from residual fizzing will reach the mouth.
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